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UTMB receives grant from Gates Foundation

Galveston County Daily News, Dec. 3, 2006 GALVESTON — The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has received a $9.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to better control influenza epidemics in the developing world. The three-year grant will allow UTMB scientists to help accelerate development of a new kind of flu vaccine that aims to strengthen people’s natural immunity by linking the two main mechanisms of immune defense, innate and adaptive immunity.

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